Filipino Olympians: 5 facts to know about swimmer Remedy Rule

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Southeast Asian Games - Aquatics Swimming - Women's 200m Butterly - Final  - New Clark City Aquatic Center, Clark, Philippines - December 4, 2019   Rule Remedy Alexis of the Philippines in action   REUTERS/Jeremy Lee
Filipino Olympian Remedy Rule is set to represent the Philippines in the Tokyo Olympics. (REUTERS/Jeremy Lee)
  • Remedy Rule is the lone female representative of the Philippine Swimming at the Tokyo Olympics after booking a trip to Japan via universality places.

Southeast Asian Games - Aquatics Swimming - Women's 200m Butterfly - Final  - New Clark City Aquatic Center, Clark, Philippines - December 4, 2019   Philippines' Rule Remedy Alexis in action   REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule. (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)
  • She tallied 830 FINA ranking points, emerging as the top point earner among female swimmers in the Philippines at the June 20 cutoff.

Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule. (Photo: Remedy Rule/Facebook)
Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule. (Photo: Remedy Rule/Facebook)
  • She will take part in the 200m butterfly event at the Tokyo Games.

Jun 27, 2017; Indianpolis , IN, USA; Remedy Rule competes in the women's 200m butterfly during the 2017 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships at Indiana University Natatorium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule. (Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)
  • In the 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, she registered a time of 2min 9.58sec in the 200m butterfly to make the Olympic cut, which stands at 2:12.28. In the same meet, she also clocked in 2:09.35 the women’s 200m freestyle.

Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule (second from right), alongside other Philippine team swimmers. (Photo: Remedy Rule/Facebook)
Filipino swimmer Remedy Rule (second from right), alongside other Philippine team swimmers. (Photo: Remedy Rule/Facebook)
  • She has brought honors to the Philippines before when she bagged two silvers and two bronzes at the 2019 SEA Games.

Ohmer Bautista is a sports journalist who has covered local and international sporting events in the Philippines. The views expressed are his own.

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